David Lane

David Lane

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January 2, 2014

Helping the Most Vulnerable Lift Themselves Up in Cambodia

Traveling in the developing world to observe food security challenges and review projects and progress often stirs mixed emotions, and… more
December 30, 2013

Innovation Will Transform Agriculture in Cambodia

One of the goals of my recent journey to Cambodia focused on exploring opportunities for transforming Cambodia's agriculture sector. Cambodia’s… more
December 18, 2013

Education Supports Food Security

As I traveled throughout Cambodia with a team of journalists from Asia to learn about innovations in agricultural development, I… more
December 16, 2013

Engaging With the UN to Preserve Culture: Angkor Wat

Field visits to developing countries are an important part of my job as the U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies… more
January 25, 2013

In Malawi, the Future Belongs to the Organized

After an early morning departure from Tanzania, we arrived in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe in a steady rain. The… more
January 24, 2013

Smallholder Farmers Go Commercial in Tanzania

We spent a morning visiting a cassava multiplication project that the Government of Tanzania has undertaken in collaboration with the… more
January 23, 2013

Reporting on the U.S. Fight Against World Hunger

I was on my first media tour as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agencies in… more
September 5, 2012

In Niger, Hope for Ending Hunger

I have just returned from a thought-provoking visit to Niger, one of the largest countries in the Sahel -- a… more